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    Russia suspends Crimean Tatar  Mejlis for ‘extremist activities’
    Apr22

    Russia suspends Crimean Tatar Mejlis for ‘extremist activities’

    The Russian Justice Ministry has suspended the Crimean Tatars’ highest ruling body due to what it called “extremist activities,” marking a fresh escalation in Moscow’s crackdown against a group that has broadly opposed Russia’s forcible annexation of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula. The ministry said in an April 18 statement...

    Groysman or Hroysman?
    Apr22

    Groysman or Hroysman?

    Mariia Budiakova, press officer of the Embassy of Ukraine in the United States, asked by The Ukrainian Weekly and Svoboda how the name of Ukraine’s new prime minister should be spelled in English and Ukrainian, responded that in English his name is written Volodymyr Groysman, while in Ukrainian it is Володимир Борисович Гройсман (Volodymyr...

    Ukraine to swap Savchenko for two Russian soldiers
    Apr22

    Ukraine to swap Savchenko for two Russian soldiers

    Moscow and Kyiv have agreed to exchange Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko for two Russian soldiers Evgeny Erofeev and Alexander Alexandrov who are considered to be CIA agents. The exchange will take place in mid-May after the completion of the Russian soldiers’ trial which currently underway in Ukraine. In March 2016, a court in Donetsk City...

    Obama on royal holiday: Lunch with British queen, dinner with princes
    Apr22

    Obama on royal holiday: Lunch with British queen, dinner with princes

    US President Barack Obama, center left, and his wife first lady Michelle Obama, center right, pose with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, left, and Prince Phillip in the Oak room at Windsor Castle ahead of a private lunch hosted by the Queen. (Source: AP) Bearing a gift and birthday greetings, President Barack Obama on Friday celebrated Queen...

    Going forward: Three steps
    Apr22

    Going forward: Three steps

    The two-year battle to defend Ukraine from Russia calls for an assessment. High marks go to Ukraine’s ATO forces. Originating with the young protesters from the Maidan, the fighters had little but their bare hands to repel the invader. Not only have they withstood Russia, virtually on their own, but their endurance is accumulating other […]...

    Ukraine’s reshuffled Cabinet of Ministers
    Apr22

    Ukraine’s reshuffled Cabinet of Ministers

    Continuing the listing from last week, following are the Cabinet ministers approved on April 14 by the Verkhovna Rada. (The brief profiles were prepared by Kyiv correspondent Zenon Zawada.) Defense Minister Stepan Poltorak, 51: He has served for 18 months, largely responsible for managing finances and personnel rather than developing military...

    UAYA branches complete “Warming Hearts with Warmth” project
    Apr22

    UAYA branches complete “Warming Hearts with Warmth” project

    NEW YORK – For the second consecutive year, the Ukrainian American Youth Association (UAYA) in the United States, in conjunction with the worldwide governing body of the organization, were the “angels” that St. Nicholas relied upon to bring joy to children in Ukraine under the auspices of a humanitarian project called “Warming Hearts with...

    Gerard Lyons’s “Guide to leaving the EU” is almost childish in its optimism
    Apr22

    Gerard Lyons’s “Guide to leaving the EU” is almost childish in its optimism

    Gerard Lyons, Chief Economic Advisor to Boris Johnson ©Lauren Hurley/PA Wire/Press Association Images The UK Referendum, An Easy Guide To Leaving The EU, Gerard Lyons Read more: It’s time for Vote Leave to come clean Historically, populist movements have drawn support by preying on insecurity and uncertainty. As the wonderful historian...

    AP Exclusive: Ukraine children eat food tainted by Chernobyl
    Apr22

    AP Exclusive: Ukraine children eat food tainted by Chernobyl

    Viktoria Vetrova knows the risk her four children take in drinking milk from the family’s two cows and eating dried mushrooms and berries from the forest. … Click to Continue » …read more Source: The Bellingham...

    AMD 3,384,195,471 raised for Karabakh army buildup: Donations continue
    Apr22

    AMD 3,384,195,471 raised for Karabakh army buildup: Donations continue

    Around AMD 54,441,478 was transferred by 118 legal entities and individuals to the special bank account opened by the Karabakh government on April 21. AMD 3,384,195,471 was transferred to the bank account by 4,493 legal entities and individuals between April 4 and 21 to boost Artsakh army’s fighting capability On behalf of the Artsakh...